Tropical Plant Research

Tropical Plant Research

An Internationl Journal by Society for Tropical Plant Research

E-ISSN: 2349-1183 P-ISSN: 2349-9265
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2016, VOLUME 3 ISSUE 3Pages: 686-693

A checklist of succulent plants of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Ruchi M. Patel, Umerfaruq M. Qureshimatva*, Rupesh R. Maurya and Hitesh A. Solanki
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Abstract:
The study deals with the diversity of succulent plants in Ahmedabad. Succulent plants are increasingly popular among plant collectors, home gardeners and professional landscapes for colorful leaves, sculptural shapes, simple care, etc. Succulents are widely used for the indoor gardening as well as outdoor gardening for their outstanding appearance. The study reported 73 species of succulent plants from Ahmedabad
Photographs of some succulents: A, Portulaca pilosa Linn. Spp. Grandiflora(Hook.) Gesink; B, Portulaca pilosa L.; C, Cissus rotundifolia Vahl; D, Bryophyllum fedtschenkoi (Raym.-Hamet & H.Perrier) Lauz.-March; E, Kalanchoe blossfeldiana Poelln; F, Echinocactus grusonii Hildm; G, Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff.; H, Ferocactus peninsulae (A.A.Weber) Britton & Rose; I, Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng; J, Aechmea fasciata (Lindl.) Baker.; K, Agave victoriae-reginae T.Moore Gard.; L, Aloe maculata All.

Fig.: Photographs of some succulents: A, Portulaca pilosa Linn. Spp. Grandiflora(Hook.) Gesink; B, Portulaca pilosa L.; C, Cissus rotundifolia Vahl; D, Bryophyllum fedtschenkoi (Raym.-Hamet & H.Perrier) Lauz.-March; E, Kalanchoe blossfeldiana Poelln; F, Echinocactus grusonii Hildm; G, Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff.; H, Ferocactus peninsulae (A.A.Weber) Britton & Rose; I, Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng; J, Aechmea fasciata (Lindl.) Baker.; K, Agave victoriae-reginae T.Moore Gard.; L, Aloe maculata All.


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